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Europe · London

Ben Stokes unveiled as England's new men's Test captain after Joe Root stepped down

48% Right coverage: 25 sources
Ben Stokes was appointed as captain of England's test cricket team. The allrounder was the only credible option to replace Joe Root. England has only won one of its last 17 test matches. James Anderson and Stuart Broad will also be available again after being controversially left out of the recent West Indies tour.See the Story
Europe · London

Ben Stokes to be named England captain – and wants James Anderson and Stuart Broad back

47% Left coverage: 15 sources
All-rounder Ben Stokes is to succeed Joe Root as England test captain. Root stepped down earlier this month after England won just one of their previous 17 tests. Stokes took an indefinite break from cricket last year to focus on his mental health. England's next test assignment is a two-match home series against New Zealand.See the Story
Cricket

Team India skipper Rohit Sharma, pacer Jasprit Bumrah among Wisden's five 'Cricketers of the Year'

56% Left coverage: 9 sources
India captain Rohit Sharma and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah named among five players in Wisden's 'Cricketers of the Year' in the 2022 edition of the Almanack. The list also features New Zealand batter Devon Conway, England pacer Ollie Robinson and Proteas women star Dane van Niekerk. England's Joe Root has been named leading cricketer in the world. South African women's team batter Lizelle Lee has been awarded with the title of leading woman cricketers.See the Story
Cricket

Root named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
Joe Root named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world for 2021. The 31-year-old scored 1,708 Test runs in 15 matches last year. England won only four Tests last year, with Root stepping down as captain. Ollie Robinson, Jasprit Bumrah, Devon Conway and Dane van Niekerk also on list.See the Story
Cricket · England

Ben Stokes: Inspirational all-rounder turned England captain

Coverage: 7 sources
Ben Stokes has been named England's new Test captain. The charismatic 30-year-old replaces Joe Root, who stepped down earlier this month. England are languishing in fifth spot in the global Test rankings after just one victory in their past 17 matches. Stokes scored England's fastest Test double century, off just 163 balls, during his 258 against South Africa at Cape Town in 2016.See the Story
Cricket

Root vows to be with new England skipper Stokes 'every step of the way'

75% Right coverage: 4 sources
Former England captain Joe Root congratulates new Test captain Ben Stokes. Root stood down earlier this month following a series loss in the Caribbean. The 30-year-old Stokes was the overwhelming favourite to take charge of a struggling team that have won just one of their past 17 Test matches. Stokes's first match in charge will be England's game against New Zealand.See the Story
Cricket

Stuart Broad says Joe Root punched him during Forest vs Sheff Utd playoff epic

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Stuart Broad reveals Joe Root punched him in the leg during Nottingham Forest's play-off semi-final win over Huddersfield. Root, a Sheffield United fan, watched the game alongside Broad and could not hide his delight when the visitors scored early in the second half. Broad said: "Rooty actually went and stood in the stairwell because he didn't want to be near me"See the Story
Joe Root · Yorkshire

Yorkshire & Somerset launch T20 Blast with wins

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Yorkshire Vikings beat Worcestershire Rapids by seven wickets. Jack Haynes made 61 off 33 balls as the visitors totalled 172-9. Joe Root and Harry Brook steered their side to 175-3 with 11 balls to spare. Kent Spitfires recovered to make 162-6 against Somerset.See the Story
Joe Root · England

England v New Zealand: Stokes to lead new era of Test match cricket at Lord's

Ben Stokes is the new England men's Test captain. Joe Root stepped down as England captain following a dismal run of results. James Anderson and Stuart Broad are back in the Test squad. Matthew Fisher, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Robinson and Matthew Parkinson miss out after being part of the West Indies tour side. Mark Wood, Saqib Mahmood and Chris Woakes all injured.See the Story

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